Happy at Pharrell Williams’ New Hotel

Pharrell Williams and David Grutman on the pool deck of their Goodtime Hotel, in Miami Beach. PHOTO BY LICE GAO/COURTESY OF THE GOODTIME HOTEL IF THIS PLACE had a soundtrack, what would it be? The question played out in my mind as I strolled into the lobby of the long-awaited Goodtime Hotel. After all, a partnership between music-world superstar Pharrell Williams and nightclub impresario David Grutman should have a suitably hip playlist, right? I had entered the hotel on Washington Avenue, a stretch of Miami Beach that was fashionable in the 1990s. Though the neighborhood has since become decidedly gritty, it seems a renaissance may be afoot. In February, Moxy Miami South Beach debuted three blocks north. It’s the first resort-style

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